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When You Have a Mental Health Disability and Need Benefits….

In Benefits Articles, Featured, Mental Health Resources, Social Security Benefits by Priscilla Matthews

Complex. Confusing. Overwhelming.  These are just a few of the words used to describe what it’s like to have a mental health disability and apply for Social Security and Medicaid benefits. Some people are able to navigate the application process on their own or with the help of family and friends. Others may need a little more support.  Jolin, a …

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A Little Spending Money

In Featured, Financial Resources, News by eri

Wow!  Is it true that teenagers spend 9 hours a day using social media?!  I’m not a teen, but I know I’m guilty of social media/net surfing addiction.  Maybe you spend a lot of your time the same way, maybe you’re a stay at home mom, or a teen about to start summer break.  Everyone wants to make money for doing …

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The Link Between the Arts, Health and Wellness

In Featured, Mental Health Resources, News by Beth Storch

Nutrition and exercise seem to be the buzz words for being healthy and maintaining mental wellness. Other advice includes having a good sleep routine, practicing relaxation, and having a good social network.  Are you looking for something else to add to your toolbox? Why not try the arts? The Arts, Health and Wellness The link between the arts and health …

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Free Tax Preparation Services

In Blog, Featured, News, Tax Resources by eri

Have you finished preparing your taxes yet?  If you’re like a lot of people, you might have waited until now… and may be wondering where you can get some help completing them in time for the April 15th deadline. We have good news!  You may be able to get free help to prepare your taxes. My Free Taxes My Free …

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Job Search Tip #4: Tapping Into Your Personal and Professional Networks

In Featured, Job Search Tips, Resources by Jon Grobstick

Check out our other job search tips videos! My advice is to tap into your personal and professional networks. It’s easy to feel a little lost in today’s job market but networking really can make all the difference. Having a direct connection to people working in your field can expose you to hidden job openings before they’re even posted. Those …

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AT&T Offers Low-Cost Home Internet Service to Qualifying Households

In Blog, Featured, Financial Resources, Resources by Beth Storch

If you’re eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits you may also be eligible for low-cost internet service from AT&T. Access from AT&T provides low-cost home internet service to qualifying households. To qualify you must: Live in a household in which at least one resident participates in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program. SNAP is a Federal program …

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Job Search Tip #2: Writing a Great Cover Letter

In Featured, Job Search Tips, Resources by Jon Grobstick

Check out our other job search tips videos! My advice is to always submit a cover letter with your resume. It’s an extra step that employers do notice and it can set you apart from other applicants. Some hiring managers will look at cover letters first before they decide whose resume they should review more closely. A cover letter should …